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Prove using coordinate geometry: If a point is on the perpendicular bisector of a segment, then it is equidistant from the endpoints of the segment.

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  1. sirm3d
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1359842711196:dw| choose the perpendicular bisector to be the \(y\)-axis, and the length of the segment \(2a\), so that \(Q(-a,0)\) and \(R(a,0)\) compute \(\overline{PQ}\) and \(\overline{PR}\)

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    let \(P(0,y)\)

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